Kiroro: Touring the Local Backcountry with Jackson Sloss

Jackson Sloss sending it off an avalanche barrier

In February, we spent a day out in the Kiroro backcountry with Niseko rider and ski-instructor Jackson Sloss. Jackson was born and raised in England and has chosen to follow his dream of skiing year round. He has now accumulated 15 seasons of experience under his belt. He calls Niseko home during the Northern Hemisphere winter and has a few words of advice for your own Niseko adventure… How long have you been in Niseko? This is my 5th winter season in Niseko.Where do you work? I work for Niseko International Snowsports School, an awesome ski school based in Hanazono Niseko for the Northern […]

Powder Skiing: 5 tips to help you this winter

James Winfield sending it at Furanodake

James Winfield, fully certified instructor/trainer and avid freerider with some of the best local knowledge of the Hokkaido area, shares his 5 tips to ski powder this winter. To find the best snow and improve your skills get in touch with James at Transition or Hokkaido Collective.